CVSD Kids First
Cindy McMullen | Debra Long | Keith Clark
Welcome to CVSD Kids First — Building a legacy of excellence in education together in the Spokane Valley School District. Our experience, dedication, and persistence is what makes us most qualified to guide our community’s school system. We stand for an education for our children centered around well-tested methods, proven science, and healthy & safe environments for all who learn in our school district.
Vision, Issues, & Values
Safety and Customized Education:
- Safety of students, faculty, and families is a top priority
Belief in custom-tailored education that meets the needs of each learner
- Commitment to innovative approaches to education, including online learning, vocational training, and customized programs
- Putting the needs of children first, without politics getting in the way
- A forward-looking approach that focuses on preparing children for the future
Track Record of Success:
- Proven track record of successfully completing over 30 construction projects on time, on or under budget
- Pride in the legacy that has been built through this work
Results & Accomplishments
Leadership & Governance
Hired a new superintendent, focused on the “I, You, We Belong” initiative, ensured comprehensive safety plans, and implemented effective board communications.
Curriculum and Instruction
Approved and implemented new curricula for Math, Social Studies, Sexual Health, and English Language, aiming to enhance educational quality.
Strategic Planning and Community Engagement
Formulated a new strategic plan with community involvement, successfully lobbied for additional state funding, and collaborated with local authorities for infrastructure projects.
Facilities and Bond Campaigns
Through successful bond campaigns, built new schools, renovated existing ones, upgraded facilities, and implemented efficient operational systems.
Program & Service Expansion
Expanded Middle School course offerings, established engagement centers, implemented improved data management systems, and introduced cost-saving procurement processes.
Innovative Educational Spaces
Transformed vacant commercial buildings into functional schools and created a new Learning and Teaching center from a vacant office building.
Academic and Support Programs
Offered comprehensive high schools, a STEM High School, alternative programs, JROTC, career technical classes, diverse academic and fine arts courses, and robust support systems for student success and well-being.
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4336 S. Farr Road
Spokane Valley, WA 99206
14222 East Desmet Avenue
Spokane Valley, WA 99216
Keith L Clark
4135 South Sullivan Road
Spokane Valley, WA 99037